Home gardening is not difficult anymore. There is a wide variety of plants that you can grow at home either in water or soil base. Here in this article, 10 water plants are mentioned that can easily be grown at home/indoors. The depleting resources of the Earth are a triggering cause for finding sustainable solutions that would benefit future generations too. Hydroponic is a technique by which anyone can grow few vegetables, flowering plants, and herbs at home. If you make your home eco-friendly, you are reducing your individual-level carbon footprint.
Why is it important to grow plants at home? The reasons could be many. The increasing environmental pollution is a serious concern not only for human well-being but also for wildlife. The growing human population and urbanization are two factors out of many that lead to climate change and global warming. Anthropogenic activities are damaging the environment.
When we step outside, there is noise pollution due to transportation, crowded places, heavy machinery, construction that causes headaches at the very moment. All these day-to-day routines are getting hectic with each passing day.
We all are experiencing and noticing extreme weather events that are destroying the natural beauty of the planet Earth. Let’s act eco-friendly and play our role in restoring the environment of the Earth. Do you know this year the theme of Earth day was celebrated as RESTORE OUR EARTH?
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Monitoring or taking care of soil-based plants could be a little difficult so why not using water-based plants. These plants do not require soil and can grow in shady areas but medium to low sunlight would be good. Old containers or glass jars can be used to grow these plants.
Plants make your home beautiful and act as air cleaners. They attract birds and pollinators such as bees, butterflies, etc. They filter air pollutants and keep indoor air clean. Aesthetically, plants make your surroundings beautiful. Below is a list of 10 water plants you can grow by using hydroponics, aeroponics, or any suitable technique.
1. Heartleaf Philodendron
Scientific Name: Philodendron hederaceum
2. Spider Plant
Scientific Name: Chlorophytum comosum
3. Devil’s Ivy
Scientific Name: Epipremnum aureum
4. Corn Plant
Scientific Name: Dracaena fragrans
5. Wax Plant
Scientific Name: Hoya carnosa
6. Arrowhead Plant
Scientific Name: Syngonium podophyllum
7. Dumb Cane
Scientific Name: Dieffenbachia seguine
8. Inch Plant
Scientific Name: Tradescantia zebrina
9. Coleus Plant
Scientific Name: Coleus scutellarioides
10. Lucky Bamboo
Scientific Name: Dracaena sanderiana
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Researcher, Nature Lover, and Environmentalist